Colony Whirlpool/Bathing Pool 1748 Manuals


COLONY™ 5-1/2'
1748 SERIES
INTEGRAL APRON WITH
WHIRLPOOL/BATHING POOL
REMOVABLE ACCESS PANEL
HIGH GLOSS ACRYLIC

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
SHOWN LESS ALL FITTINGS   
7-1/4  (184mm)
66  (1676mm)
T H A N K     Y O U . . .
C/L OF DRAIN
for selecting an American Standard bath. Your new bath is shipped to 
FINISHED
WATER RETENTION 
3/4  (19mm)
WALL
FLANGE (3 SIDES)
you after careful inspection. the whirlpool version is completely 
assembled with pump, motor, and system piping. All you need to finish 
15-1/2"
the installation are your selected fittings and electrical connections for 
(394mm) 
a whirlpool. To insure maximum performance and pleasure from this 
product, please follow the instructions and cautions. 
32
(813mm)
C/L OF
List of Optional Components (not included):
SUPPLIES
PUMP
•  Metal Air Control Kit 9850.200*
2-3/8 – 1/2
(60 mm – 13 mm)
•  Jet Trim Ring Kit 9860.200*
1-1/2
(38mm)
List of Required Components (not included):
ON/OFF SWITCH
C/L OF DRAIN
•  Drain 1583.470*             •  Bath Filler* 
OUTLET
C/L OF
* see your American Standard Dealer
SHOWER ARM
FINISHED
WALL
OPTIONAL TO 
FINISHED FLOOR 
C/L OF
1" WATER
USUALLY BETWEEN
VALVES
RETENTION
65 & 78
FLANGE
(1651 & 1981mm)
List of Required Tools and Supplies:
(3 SIDES)
12
C/L OF
C/L OF
SPOUT
(305mm)
LEVELING 
OVERFLOW
OPT.
4
STRINGER
TILING
Tools
Supplies
3-1/4
(102mm)
NOT FOR 
(83mm)
FLANGE
SUPPORT 
•  Level
•  Nails
TOP OF
UNDERSIDE
•  Tape Measure
•  Putty
DECK
19-1/2
19-1/4
OF DECK
(489mm)
(459mm)
•  Pipe Wrench
•  Caulking (waterproof)
REF.
DIM
ROUGH
•  Slip Joint Pliers
•  1 x 3 or 2 x 2
FLOOR
•  Screw Driver
      Stringers
BATH
1-1/2 N.P.T.M.
SUPPORT
THREADS
2-3/4
•  Standard
•  Drop Cloth
MATERIAL
(70mm)
1-1/2 O.D.TAILPIECE
 4-5/8
      Woodworking Tools
•  15 amp GFI
(117mm)
•  Personal Safety
      Outlet
Left-hand version shown
      Equipment
•  Cement, Plaster,
•  Caulking Gun
      Grout
GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1748 WHIRLPOOL
INSTALLED SIZE
  66 x 32 x 19-1/2 In.(1676 x 813 x 495mm)
General Installation Information
WEIGHT
120 Lbs. (54 Kg.)
Carefully uncrate and inspect your new bath for any shipping damage. 
WEIGHT w/WATER
537 Lbs. (244 Kg.)
GAL. TO OVERFLOW
50 Gal. (189 L.)
If such damage is found, report it to your vendor immediately. After 
WHIRLPOOL MIN. OPERATING VOL.
46 Gal. (174 L.)
inspection and during installation, protect the bath from construction 
BATHING WELL AT SUMP
 18 x 48 In. (457 x 1219mm)
damage. Before installation, and before enclosing with wallboard, 
BATHING WELL AT RIM
 26 x 59 In.(660 x 1499mm)
tile, etc., water test the unit and check for leaks. Do not make 
WATER DEPTH TO OVERFLOW
12-1/2 In. (318 mm)
FLOOR LOADING
 37 Lbs./Sq. Ft. (179 Kgs/Sq. m.)
modifications to the whirlpool system or remove pump from factory 
(PROJECTED AREA)
mounting. This could adversely affect the safety and performance of 
PTS.
20.8
the whirlpool and void the warranty. Do not handle or move the 
CUBE (FT3)
35.3
whirlpool by the pump, motor, or piping system. Fittings (bath filler, 
WHIRLPOOL ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATIONS
shower arm, etc.) are not provided with the bath and must be ordered 
SYSTEM I PUMP
1.1 HP, 9.9 AMPS, 120V.
separately. Framing and enclosing materials are provided by others. 
General Installation Information
IMPORTANT: Water test unit before installation and 
Bath may only be installed in a recess type installation.
enclosure!
Locate studs as required. insure rough dimensions are proper, plumb and square. For whirlpools, access to pump/motor may be made 
through access opening in apron panel. 
The following procedure must be used for all installations: leveling support stringer should be as 
indicated.  this bath is not self-supporting and must be supported along it's entire bottom. Support with mortar or grout. Position 
bathtub/whirlpool within the recess, check level, front to back, side to side, and shim as necessary. To secure the tub to wood studs use 
drywall screws w/washers or roofing nails immediately above the flange of the tub. To secure the tub to steel studs use 4" drywall screws and 
flatwashers.
See page 2 for complete installation information.
Caution: Take extra care when driving nails or screws to avoid damaging the tub. The tile or similar finished floor will be butted against 
the bottom of the tub apron, also holding the tub in place.
FOR AFTER-SALES SERVICE CALL 1 (800) 442-1902 WEEKDAYS.
© American Standard Inc. 2005
753449-100 REV. A
All product names listed herein are trademarks
of American Standard Inc. unless otherwise noted.


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